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NARA Enlisted Navy 1864-65

Certificates and Related Records of Men Enlisted in the Navy, 1864–1865

NARA Record Group 110. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War)
Inventory Entry Number: 1483

The entries include name, enlistment type, town, enlistment length, bounty, status, age, occupation, birthplace, substituted for name, draft status and comments.

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